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encouraged petraeus to step down after learning of the affair. joining me now is rejeve from "the washington post." good morning to you. do you think general would have step dound if clapper hadn't suggested it? >> good morning, randi. i think pe tratraeus faced withs investigation, faced with officials understanding what has occurred between him and his biographer paula broadwell was left with little choice. with everything i know, i think that resignation would have been something he likely would have suggested himself as well. >> you have written quite a bit about petraeus. how surprised were you when you heard this news? >> profoundly surprised. it didn't seem in character. petraeus was something nr than just a shrewd battlefield tactician, a very capable strategist. for the last several years, he had fashioned himself as a leader of troops who spoke not just about courage on the battlefield but about personal character and virtue, and this was a man who held himself up and wanted the forces under him to hold themselves up to a higher standard. it really -- to all who know him -- and i'v
and you'll hear more of the evidence against armstrong. >>> imagine this, if you can can. a washington without gridlock. i'm not talking about the nation's capital but a town in virginia hoping the name sick gets its act together. >> just an hour outside of d.c., people in the small town of washington, virginia, spent months waiting to see what the election would bring their way. and many like cabinet maker peter cramer say they didn't much care about whether the democrats or republicans would win. just as long as the creeping economy starts racing again. >> i'm saying it's both of those people's faults. let's get some people in washington who want to solve the problem and stop the gridlock. >> next door at the gourmet farmers cafe, susan james spent the run up to the election feeling much the same way. >> the economy has changed the way we have conducted business and it's changed decisions we have made. major decision. >> instead of expanding her family-owned business, she kept a close eye on cost, steered clear of debt and watched the electoral process play out. >> what is it that yo
of the national committee can do. would you do interfere in primaries, it is washington dictating and party bosses dictating. you get what you get. look what happens. they heard not just themselves, but they heard the entire party's brand. and enormously talented group of people that did not deserve what they got here. that was the outcome. it looks like democrats probably will pick up a seat. then you get to the house. the house seesawed a little bit. well within the frame of what we were expecting, somewhere between a wash and democrats picked up 10 seats. we had a broad think of anywhere from republicans picking up a seed or two or democrats picking up eight. right now we are looking like it is in the five-eight seats to gain for democrats. i think the gust of wind at the end helped them, too. is he saw a little bit in the evening. early on it looked like republicans were doing very well. there was one. it looks like republicans were going to pick up some seats. then you started seeing -- who would have thought that? alan west losing. it went on, it sort of was kicking back over a little bit to
director. in washington, molly henneberg, fox news. >>> well, a long-awaited vote count is finally in. it is official. florida's 29 electoral votes go to president obama. the president won by about 74,000 votes in the sunshine state. that is greater than the half percent difference than would have automatically triggered a recall. it pushes the number's electoral votes with 33. >>> residents in dc are nervous this weekend after two women were attacked at the same time, taken into two separate cars early saturday morning. the suspects have not been caught. lauren dimarco has the latest on precautions being taken by neighbors and police. >> reporter: dc police are patrolling the neighborhood around 48th street and sheriff road in northeast, just inside the district line. they say that's where just before 1:00 a.m., two women were attacked by a group of men. the victims were taken to separate cars and sexually assaulted. they were also robbed of several items, including one of their cell phones. >> very alarming. >> reporter: neighbors were shocked to hear about such a violent incident s
at 8:00 on c-span's "q&a." >> tomorrow on "washington journal" with will talk about immigration reform by republicans and democrats and potential areas of compromise. our get is fawn johnson with "are national journal." followed by a look at the role of money in the 2012 election whofment spent it where and what roles super pacs played. we're joined by managing editor kathy kiely. and tax rates and what tax cuts are expected to expire at the end of the year. lindy paull is our guest. "washington journal" live at 7:00 eastern on c-span. next former george w. bush national security adviser stephen hadley said getting america's house in order should be the country's top priority. he also spoke about the wars in iraq and afghanistan and how president obama may be forced to deal with iran. mr. hadley was part of the national security conference hosted by the world affairs council of america. it's about 35 minutes. >> thank you so much. good morning, everyone. welcome, steve. it's a real, real pleasure to have you here this morning. we're going to dive right in. i want to begin first by givi
, not a word we hear often in washington. if there is compromise to avoid this fiscal cliff, where does it come? john boehner indicated, revenue is possible, but we're not raising tax rates. where is there compromise? >> i think where there's going to be a compromise on taxes, this be would be a good thing on the economy, might exchange lower tax rates in return for a reduction in all the loopholes that as it is distort economic activity. so if boehner were able to achieve that kind of compromise, that's one that the republicans could be pleased with. the bush tax cuts are gone, they're expiring, and the president said that 250,000 below, he wants that extended, but for those making more than 250, will the bush tax cuts come to an end? >> i don't think so. i think actually the they won't come to an end because the democrats don't want major reduction in spending, if you hit the cliff, the spending would go down and politicians love to spend money. an extension of the bush tax cuts, less we're blessed by the relatively few, jeff baso, the late steve jobs, you want to remove the barriers to their
? a it's a slippery slope. i i was on washington journal a month ago and i was asked this question, and if we go in, or if we militarily either more aggressive support in terms of the military aid or boots on the ground, air toast support, what's hezbollah going to do sunset what's iran going to do? what's russia going to do? this is quite volatile and i don't think we have thought out all of the potential possibilities of getting involved in another quagmire in the middle east. and as i said, i have lots of friends there if there was an easy answer to this, if military intervention -- if there was any chance where there was limited damage, collateral damage to our buys -- i use at brook army medical center i used to volunteer in the burn center, the boys coming back from afghan afghanistan and iraq and hit by ied asks other explosions and we have to think of these things before we blindly go in or semi blindly go in, and when i got back home, i received a bunch of e-mails from some generals, colonels, military people, and they were so thankful. they said thank you for bringing tha
formation. now, they share a $6,000 scholarship and they will head to washington d.c. for the national finals. and they will get a $100,000 scholarship. good luck to them. >> a very cold morning again. it is that time of year where the temperatures do start to drop. >> yes, it feels like a whole lot like winter. we have a gorgeous day in store. >> our temperatures are falling back into the 30s. i want to give you a shot. if you are headed up to the sierra, maybe you have a veteran's day holiday and you are looking at three days and now we are in the second. partly sunny skies. a lot of snow has fallen. reporting anywhere from a foot to a foot and a half. right next to it there, reported 6 inches in the last 24 hours. sunny sky assist in store for today. going to be chilly. 20s outside. and 40s into the rave noon. >>> here at home. 32. santa rosa. and low 40s. right around the bay. 37, redwood city and low 30s in palo alto and it is a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday morning. you mean going to show you all the way into next week. it can take until about friday when we see rain co
captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> next, "washington journal" than grover norquist and live at 11:00 a.m., president and mrs. obama take part in veterans day ceremonies at arlington national cemetery. >> i need some help over here -- >> where is sergeant robert gates today? >> we ended up following him after his plane ride for many months. he ended up entering himself into an innovative program at walter reed where they ended up using acupuncture and using meditation and using other techniques to wean them off of all the drugs he was on. through this program, he was able to walk out of walter reed on his own two feet. i really commend the military for two things -- for allowing us to tell this story both of the good and the bad but for recognizing this problem. they recognize there is a problem of over-medication and they're looking for outside the box ideas and how to fix it. that is sort of poll thesis of the film. the metaphor is that the status quo is not working any to start looking for outside the box ideas. >> more on this piece -- tonig
greenberg traveled from chicago, illinois, to washington to offer her testimony. greenberger was a member of the women's auxiliary of the steelworkers organizing committee, spending her days working in the communities around chicago's steel mills. greenberg told the audience at the national health conference that should come to offer them a different picture of chicago. just steps away from the comfortable headquarters of the american medical association, was a chicago of dirt, filth and tenement. basic chicago where people struggle with terrible health conditions related to poverty and unemployment and struggle to obtain basic medical care. greenberg told the conference that the grossly over kenneth cook county hospital, the city's only public hospital which locals described as a death house. a single overcrowded private hospital served the entire african-american community of the southside. chicago's outpatient clinics were still to bursting. greenberg spoke of people who are too sick to leave their homes but couldn't get a doctor to visit them, or who couldn't afford the few pennies fo
weingarten grew up outside washington d.c. after graduating from university of chicago, she worked for several years in community arts in london and moved to san francisco, where she earned her m.a. in comparative literature. for translation of russian pilots have been published in magazines and in crossing centuries an anthology of russian poetry. her poems have appeared in 26 journals, journal 26. she has grown three children, teaches english at san francisco state university and is working on a new collection of poetry. she was in san francisco with her husband by jeff hoyle. please welcome, mary weingarten. [applause] >> congratulations. >> wow, it is great be here and it is really an enormous honor, clichÉs aside. you are right, but it's true. it's a clichÉ, in the name? i'm grateful to the before columbus foundation, to justin ishmael, to jack foley like us could could make it today and all of you for this award. i think all of you for coming this afternoon on this gorgeous day, with the arteries, thank you for coming. thanks to my family, my husband, two sons, daughter-in-
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